City Charter & Ordinances
of the City of Ardmore are available for review and reference online.
The Finance Department
administers the fiscal operations of the city including:
- Accounts Payable
- Accounts Receivable
- Budget Management
- Grant Administration
- Internal Auditing
Under supervision of the City Clerk, the Financial Department is also the official records keeper of the City of Ardmore. More information regarding the duties of the Financial Department may be found in Article IV of the Charter of Ardmore
The Municipal Court
was created by Ardmore City Charter, Article V, Section 33
. "There shall be a municipal judge, who shall be an officer
of the city appointed by the City Manager for an indefinite term. The
municipal judge may issue warrants and subpoenas, administer oaths and
judgment, and punish for contempt."
The Ardmore Police Department
is committed to providing professional
police services through community cooperation, creating realistic
solutions to problems, maintaining respect for individuals' rights and
enhancing the quality of life for the community. The Ardmore Police Department is governed by Part II, Chapter 24 of the Ardmore, Oklahoma Code of Ordinances
Part II, Chapter 24, Article I, Section 24-5 of Ardmore's City Ordinances
states, "that all records of the city Police Department older than 10 years and not otherwise mentioned or limited by the provisions of Title 11 OK St. Ann. § 22-131 may be destroyed." The records held by the Police Department may be accessed by citizens. Contact the Records Division
for more information.